Review: taking Metformin and Glucosamine together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Metformin and Glucosamine together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Metformin and Glucosamine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 130 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Metformin

Metformin has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Metformin 122,704 users)

Glucosamine

Glucosamine has active ingredients of glucosamine. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from Glucosamine 1,643 users)

On Aug, 26, 2016

130 people who take Metformin, Glucosamine are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Metformin and Glucosamine drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Metformin:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Glucosamine:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Metformin:
  • female: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
Glucosamine:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Metformin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
Glucosamine:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

1 - 2 years:
  • dyshidrotic eczema
  • asthenia
  • hyperglycaemia
  • nausea
2 - 5 years:
  • lightheadedness - dizzy
  • muscle twitching
5 - 10 years:
  • muscle twitching
not specified:
  • arthralgia
  • nausea
  • anaemia
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • fall
  • back pain
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
  • dizziness

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • dyspnoea
  • rhinorrhoea
  • abdominal pain
  • diarrhoea
  • headache
  • back pain
  • cough
  • dizziness
  • dysstasia
  • fatigue
male:
  • drug ineffective
  • arthralgia
  • dizziness
  • fall
  • wound haemorrhage
  • anaemia
  • fatigue
  • injection site pain
  • nausea
  • overdose

Most common drug interactions by age *:

30-39:
  • injection site nodule
40-49:
  • dyspnoea
  • pulmonary embolism
  • blood glucose increased
  • eructation
  • fungal infection
  • hot flush
  • hypoglycaemia
  • injection site pain
  • injection site reaction
  • malaise
50-59:
  • anaemia
  • abscess limb
  • adenocarcinoma pancreas
  • agitation
  • anxiety
  • arteriovenous malformation
  • asthenia
  • blood glucose increased
  • coagulopathy
  • diarrhoea
60+:
  • dizziness
  • arthralgia
  • fall
  • abdominal pain
  • back pain
  • diarrhoea
  • drug ineffective
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • joint swelling

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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